Kim Weeks - Newbury, MA Real Estate, Newburyport, MA Real Estate, West Newbury, MA Real Estate


When it comes to buying a house, there is no need to deal with a stubborn home seller. However, you may encounter a stubborn home seller, regardless of how well you prepare for your homebuying journey. And if you're not careful, a stubborn home seller may cause you to miss out on an opportunity to purchase your ideal residence.

Don't let a stubborn home seller get the best of you. Instead, use these tips to ensure you can handle negotiations with a stubborn home seller like a pro.

1. Don't Panic

If you are forced to deal with a stubborn home seller, there's no need to get discouraged. Conversely, consider the property seller's perspective, and you may be able to get the best results out of a tough situation.

Open the lines of communication with a home seller – you'll be glad you did. If you maintain open communication, you may be able to find out the root cause of a home seller's stubbornness and plan accordingly.

Also, don't panic if a home seller fails to communicate with you, and try to avoid assumptions at all costs. By doing so, you'll be able to remain calm, cool and collected and maintain your patience as you try to figure out the best way to acquire your dream house.

2. Be Prepared for the Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios

In the best-case scenario, a stubborn home seller will explain his or her demands. Then, you can negotiate with a home seller, find common ground with him or her and work toward finalizing a home purchase agreement.

On the other hand, it is important to understand the worst-case scenario as well.

In the worst-case scenario, you and a home seller may be unable to find common ground. And if this occurs, you should be prepared to walk away from a potential homebuying negotiation and restart your search for the perfect residence.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Are you unsure about how to deal with a stubborn home seller? There's no need to worry, especially if you consult with a real estate agent.

With an expert real estate agent at your side, you should be able to overcome any potential homebuying hurdles.

An expert real estate agent will act as a liaison between you and a home seller. He or she will learn about the needs of a homebuyer and home seller and ensure both parties can achieve their ideal results.

Furthermore, an expert real estate agent can respond to any homebuying concerns and questions. This housing market professional can teach you about the ins and outs of purchasing a residence and provide honest, unbiased homebuying recommendations. As a result, a real estate agent can help you simplify the homebuying process and ensure you can secure a first-rate house that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Ready to streamline the homebuying journey? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can get the support you need to deal with a stubborn home seller.


This Condo in Salisbury, MA recently sold for $550,000. This Garden style home was sold by Kim Weeks - RE/MAX On The River.


9 Atlantic Ave, Salisbury, MA 01952

Condo

$579,900
Price
$550,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Location, Location, Location ~ OCEAN FRONT CONDOMINIUM ~ with 7 miles of sandy beach as your front yard and panoramic ocean views all the time, spacious and open you will love this Beach Front property. This front to back garden style unit offers a little over 1500 sq. ft. of gently used space (property has not been rented), it is located essentially on the "3rd" floor as the ground level is the parking for two cars (covered + tandem). A secured building, the elevator is key entry only directly into your unit, gas fire place, engineered wood and tile floors, granite, crown moldings along with an inviting exclusive covered deck ~ this property will be a true delight for all seasons! Located just blocks from Salisbury center, minutes from Hampton Beach, Newburyport and all major commuting Routes, be a part of the resurgence of Salisbury! Make your appointment today!!

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If you work from home part or all of the time, chances are you have a specific place in your house where you go to work to be free from distraction.

Many people spend a lot of time thinking about the decor of their home office. They decide how much light they want to let in, what they need on their desk, and which distractions to keep out of the room entirely.

Surprisingly few people, however, consider the ergonomics of their home office.

What is ergonomics?

Simply stated, ergonomics is the study of people’s efficiency in the workplace. When it comes to office work or working at home, that means studying things like posture, desk height, eye strain, and much more.

In this article, we’ll talk about some ways you can improve the ergonomics of your home office to prevent injury and to make your office a more productive and less stressful place to work.

Choosing a desk chair

Let’s begin with one of the most common complaints in offices and home offices around the world: chairs.

You could spend several hundred dollars on an ergonomic office chair. But in reality it only needs to meet a few criteria that you can often find in inexpensive computer chairs. When buying a chair, look for the following:

  • Lower back support what will help you keep a straight spine

  • Adjustable heights for the chair, the backrest, and the arm rests

  • A firm, but comfortable cushion that you won’t slide down on

Picking the right desk

The most important ergonomic factor of a desk is that you can easily fit your legs under it and don’t have to crane over it to write.

Regardless of where you keep your keyboard, it will help if your arms can fall on it naturally and at a close to ninety-degree angle.

Screen height and distance

The vast majority of work performed at home is done with the use of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet.

Ideally, the height of your screen should be adjusted so that you can view it straight on, and not have to look down or up at it. This will help protect your neck from strain.

For eye strain, it’s a good idea to keep the monitor a couple feet from your eyes and to adjust the brightness so that it’s easy to read but not too bright.

The best thing you can do to avoid headaches and eye strain is to set reminders for yourself to look away from the screen every twenty minutes or so or get up and go for a walk.

Take more breaks

Speaking of taking breaks; sitting in one position for too long can contribute to muscle and joint pain. If you’re working at home, it should be easy to get up and stretch or move around every half hour or so.

You don’t have to take a long break; even a minute or two is sufficient enough to help take the strain off of your tired eyes and stiff back and neck.


~~ How sweet is this Ivy covered Brick Antique located just blocks from downtown Newburyport? This is a deeded as a sf but is attached. ~ ~ The lovely gardens have been featured on the prestigious Newburyport garden tour, there are two out buildings on the grounds, both needing work. This lovely property has not been on the market in over 22 years. Off street parking with 8 rooms (per town assessment) there is a ton of space for improvement. Estate sale, sold in "as is" condition. Buyer to do their own due diligence. Please refer to open house times: Friday 11/30- 2:30 - 4pm,, Sat 12/1 10:30 - 12., Sunday 12/2 12-1:30.

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20 Olive St, Newburyport, MA 01950

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

8
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
INTERIOR PHOTOS COMING SOON ~~ How sweet is this Ivy covered Brick Antique located just blocks from downtown Newburyport? This is a deeded as a sf but is attached. ~ ~ The lovely gardens have been featured on the prestigious Newburyport garden tour, there are two out buildings on the grounds, both needing work. This lovely property has not been on the market in over 22 years. Off street parking with 8 rooms (per town assessment) there is a ton of space for improvement. Estate sale, sold in "as is" condition. Buyer to do their own due diligence. Please refer to open house times: Friday 11/30- 2:30 - 4pm,, Sat 12/1 10:30 - 12., Sunday 12/2 12-1:30.
Open House
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November 30 at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
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